The Southeast Michigan real estate community of Bloomfield Township is a lovely suburb of the greater metropolitan Detroit area. You'll fall in love with the pristine beauty of the abundant scattering of scenic lakes, rolling hills and mature trees. And there is never a lack of things to do and see when you own one of the fine homes in Bloomfield Township.
Come see why Bloomfield Township is a great place to relocate to. The community neighborhoods have beautiful homes, groomed lawns and clean streets. You'll find a friendly hometown atmosphere that will make a wonderful place to live and raise a family.
You can find homes in various price ranges from the affordable to high end luxury homes. Southeast Michigan real estate in Bloomfield Township offers residents a wide variety of home styles that include:
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In 2008, the approximate population of Bloomfield Township was 42,600 with an average age of 47.2. The community has a land area of 24.9 square miles and a low population density of 1,710 people per square mile. Residents enjoy an average household income of $150,969 and the median home price was $443,974 in 2007. The township enjoys a safe, low crime rate.
Between May and September, the average temperature is a mild 66° with highs in the low 80's during July. If you own Southeast Michigan real estate in Bloomfield Township, you'll find this is the perfect time of year to get out on one of the nearby tranquil lakes to go boating and fishing. Get into some outdoor sports activities at one of the local parks or go for a leisurely walk on one of the trails. Afterward have a summer picnic with family and friends. With an annual rainfall of 30.52 inches, everything stays green and lush most of the summer.
Fall, winter and early spring outdoor activities and sports are easily enjoyed with a relatively mild average temperature of 35° October through April. Some of the winter sports include skiing, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, ice hockey and more.
The area has a thriving local business community that welcomes new entrepreneurs. You'll find shops, jewelers, spa and fitness centers, doctors and dentists, home remodeling, ballet studios, and grocery stores… just to name a few.
In addition, there are many exclusive shopping centers within a short distance including the famous local version of Rodeo Drive, The Somerset Collection in nearby Troy. And the Great Lakes Crossing in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
Bloomfield Township was the first township in Oakland County to be incorporated in 1827, and it almost surrounds the city of Bloomfield Hills. The name probably came from the blooming flowers throughout the fields in the township. Bloomfield Township has since blossomed into a charming bedroom community and one of the best places to live in Michigan. About 95% of the township is made up of over 16,000 residential homes. The beautiful environment, scenic lakes, fine homes, and excellent community services have led to many of the areas entrepreneurs and business executives selecting Southeast Michigan real estate in Bloomfield Township for their home.
Your family and friends will relish a day of fishing and boating on one of the nearby lakes: Cass Lake is 1,280 acres and Orchard Lake covers 795 acres. You'll see ducks and many varieties of birds and wildlife in their natural habitat. Orchard Lake has a large island called Apple Island. The island has an annual event, the Island of Time weekend which features tours of Apple Island. Call (248) 682-2279 for tour schedules.
Highway 24 or Telegraph Road runs through Bloomfield Township north and south. To the east is Woodward Avenue and I-75 which all take you into the Detroit area. Bloomfield Township is approximately 20 miles northwest of Detroit for an easy commute into the city.
The SMART bus service provides daily routes into and out of Bloomfield Township as well as many of the surrounding communities. Just call SMART toll free at 1-866-962-5515 for current route schedules and rates. Smart also coordinates with Bloomfield Township Senior Services to provide residents of Bloomfield Township and Bloomfield Hills 60 and over, transportation to medical appointments and door-to-door transportation. Call 248-341-6450 for reservations.
Residents who own Southeast Michigan real estate in Bloomfield Township are served by four public school systems:
In addition, there are well known private and parochial schools. The township's public school system ranks as some of the highest in the nation for preparing students for college. Additionally, the public library in Bloomfield Township is a great learning resource.
There are 22 colleges, universities and professional schools, and 9 junior colleges and technical schools within a 30 mile radius. Students ready for higher learning can attend one of the Oakland Community College campuses at Farmington Hills, Auburn Hills, Royal Oak, Southfield or the Highland Lakes campus in Waterford, Michigan. The Oakland University is at 2200 N. Squirrel Road in Rochester.
Residents of Bloomfield Township have several choices for medical care in nearby Pontiac or other local areas that are just a short drive away. Some of these include:
You'll want to visit The Detroit Institute of Arts located at 5200 Woodward Avenue in nearby Detroit. For hours of operation call (313) 833-7900.
How about a day with the family at the zoo? The Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak is located at 8450 W. 10 Mile Road; call (248) 390-0900 for information. Children love the Tauber Family Railroad train ride that takes you from the zoo entrance to the other end of the zoo and back.
If you enjoy sports memorabilia, don't miss going to the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame in the Cobo Conference and Exhibition Center. The Michigan Sports Hall of Fame is currently located at One Washington Boulevard in Detroit. You can even ride the SMART bus into Detroit for a leisurely day. Later have lunch or dinner at one of the great Detroit restaurants and then ride the "People Mover" around the downtown area. When you're ready, you can ride the SMART bus home.
There are many wonderful parks around the local area that feature outdoor sports activities, walking trails, nature preserves, swimming pools, and picnic areas for your family and friends.
Avid golfers will appreciate having over 200 golf courses to play on within a 30 mile radius. Bloomfield Township has the beautiful and world-renowned Oakland Hills Country Club where the PGA Championships were held in August 2008.
Just a sampling of other nearby golf courses:
Woodward Dream Cruise
You won't want to miss this spectacular annual event that winds through 16 miles of roads and nine communities in the North Woodward area! Residents and visitors from miles around come to watch the annual Woodward Dream Cruise People line up to see the many eye-popping collectors' cars, custom cars, muscle cars, street rods and muscle cars. You'll find great food and entertainment along the entire route. So bring your family and join in on the festivities!
U.S. Blades Arena is at 5700 Drake Rd., in West Bloomfield. Some of the activities offered are roller hockey, training programs and more. Call for schedules at (248) 651-6120 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Detroit Red Wings is our professional ice hockey team.
No matter what you enjoy doing for fun and recreation, you'll find plenty of options nearby when you own Southeast Michigan real estate in beautiful Bloomfield Township.
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